Grants provided by Papa Johns Foundation for Building Community

YORK, PA, January 22, 2024 /24-7PressRelease/ — Today, Papa Johns Pizza of York, PA announced that the Papa Johns Foundation for Building Community has awarded $7500 to the Crispus Attucks Association of York Pennsylvania ( to help provide education and human services, community development initiatives and affordable housing that enhances the quality of life for a diverse population.

In nearly 40 states across the United States the Papa Johns Foundation for Building Community is awarding $1.4 million to 270 organizations whose work supports the Foundation’s focus areas – youth leadership and entrepreneurship, food security and food waste reduction. Earlier in 2023, Papa Johns of York joined other Papa Johns franchisees in applying for grants to support the work of these organizations in their respective communities.

“These grants from The Papa Johns Foundation for Building Community are our latest effort to deliver on three of our company’s core values – People First, Do the Right Thing and Everyone Belongs,” said Rob Lynch, president and CEO of Papa Johns. “The work of organizations that build and empower the next generation of leaders, fight hunger and reduce food waste is critical to our world’s future. We are proud to partner with franchise owners such as Papa Johns of York to support our shared goals of building healthier, stronger communities and creating new opportunities for the people who live in them.”

About The Papa Johns Foundation for Building Community

Founded in 2019, the Papa Johns Foundation supports communities as they work together for equality, fairness, respect and opportunity for all. We believe empowered communities overcome divides through civility and unity, and we support organizations that share our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Through partnerships with leading national and local community organizations, the Papa Johns Foundation’s philanthropic approach focuses on Youth Leadership & Entrepreneurship, Food Security and Food Waste Reduction.

Media Contact
Jenn Garner
The Papa Johns Foundation for Building Community
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